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Another beauty - the artist is Vicki Shell, of Johnson City, TN. Vicki is a musician and builds mandolins out of canteen gourds. She says her instruments are different than most because she has found a way to tune them to standard pitch. Mandoline, Sound Of Music, Music Is Life, Soul Music, Essayist, Kalimba, Cigar Box Guitar, Gourd Art, Aerosmith

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The first artist is Vicki Shell, of Johnson City, TN. Vicki is a musician and builds mandolins out of canteen gourds. She says her instruments are different than most because she has found a way to tune them to standard pitch. (Most all gourd instruments are tuned an octave low to prevent putting too much pressure on the gourd and cracking it.) I have seen some beautiful gourd banjos and guitars, but this is the first mandolin I've seen. meant to be played and not just to look at!

Dozens of Banjo family musical instruments with many sizes and wood colors - no excuse for not being able to find the right one for you! Mountain Music, Bluegrass Music, Chant, Harbin, Folk Music, Sound Of Music, Funny Art, Music Stuff, Country Music

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Not sure where this came from, but I love the octopus-banjo combination. Makes me want to learn the banjo even more, or hang it on my wall Cigar Box Guitar, Mandolin, Tentacle, Music Stuff, Music Things, Shadow Box, Musical Instruments, Just In Case, Musicals

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This is a tribute to the most useless things in my life. Things like a white crayon, or my remote controls. I encourage you all to do the same in response. It can be interesting. To my white crayon, I don’t know why I need you. I can only use you on black paper and I have no black paper. I have 47 other crayons in my box that I can use on plain white paper. I don’t need you but they put you in the box anyway. I understand life can get pretty dull for you, sitting in the crayon box, watching…

Cool painting by William sidney Mount. "The Banjo Player" from the Long Island Museum of American Art, History, & Carriages collection. Instrument De Percussion, American Folk Music, American Country, American Women, Minstrel Show, Jose Marti, African Diaspora, Oil Painting Reproductions, African History

About the Banjo by Tony Thomas

From Black Banjo Gathering this article "About the Banjo," written by Tony Thomas discusses the banjo and American folk music. Tony Tomas writes: The banjo is a product of Africa. Africans transported to the Caribbean and Latin America were reported playing banjos in the 17th and 18th centuries, before any banjo was reported in the Americas. Africans in the US were the predominant players of this instrument until the 1840s. Originally the banjos were made out of gourds and skins. The strings…

(ok I know, I know it's not a guitar xD) Boucher Banjo United States (Maryland) The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Ukulele, Violin, Archtop Guitar, Bluegrass Music, Cigar Box Guitar, Vintage Guitars, Kinds Of Music, Music Stuff, Museum Of Fine Arts

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In 1988 more photos taken by Robert Winslow Gordon were found and copies were made for the Library of Congress. Western North Carolina, 1924 or Since he is posed with three similar banjos, he may have been a banjo maker. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, American Folk Music, Appalachian People, Mountain Music, Western North Carolina, Music Images

Gordon Collection Photographs - Folk-Songs of America

Gordon Collection Photographs - Folk-Songs of America: The Robert Winslow Gordon Collection, 1922-1932: American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress

Steve Martin & Ed Helms. banjo players -- oh yeah, and actors, too! Ed Helms, Viejo Hollywood, Murder Mysteries, History Mysteries, Cozy Mysteries, Folk Music, Funny People, Funny Guys, Funny Men

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The Bluegrass Dogs, Mrs. Molly and her loving husband Smoke, play "Dueling Banjos" like only a couple of Dogs could. Funny Animal Videos, Videos Funny, Funny Animals, Cute Animals, Dog Videos, Dueling Banjos, Bluegrass Music, Dog Stories, Two Dogs

Dogs Play Dueling Banjos - Say What : Video Clips From The Coolest One

Well I've seen it all now! Two dogs, one on mandolin and the other on guitar playing one of my favorite bluegrass tunes

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